EAM Asaduzzaman

November 7, 2022
November 7, 2022

One teacher for the entire school!

The challenges of pursuing education for children in rural Bangladesh are manifold, poverty and early marriage are only to name a few.

October 28, 2022
October 28, 2022

Small mills suffer for low quality of raw jute

Production has slowed at small jute mills in northern regions of Bangladesh due to low quality of raw jute resulting from problems in retting during harvest, according to market players.

October 17, 2022
October 17, 2022

The ghost of a recreation centre

The life of the working class is not easy, and railway workers are no exception to that norm.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Harvesting of early Aman varieties begins

The harvesting of early Aman paddy varieties has begun in five northern districts, namely Lalmonirhat, Kurigram, Gaibandha, Nilphamari, and Rangpur, a relief amid rising prices of rice at home and a growing threat of food crisis globally.   

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

BTMC mills remain shuttered

The reopening of mills owned by the Bangladesh Textile Mills Corporation (BTMC) under a public-private partnership (PPP) programme is still shrouded in mystery as the private sector’s response remains poor eight years after the prime minister issued a directive in this regard.

August 11, 2022
August 11, 2022

Green building practices gaining momentum

Green building practices have gained momentum in Bangladesh as eco-friendly bricks are being widely used for all manner of construction in a bid to reduce the environmental degradation caused by conventional brick kilns.

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

Small, light engineering industries in Saidpur abuzz

Small and light engineering industries in Saidpur have helped the railway town emerge as a hub for producing valuable machinery and spare parts consumed by various sectors, thus cutting dependence on imports, saving foreign currencies and generating jobs for thousands.

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Leading by example

“I never thought a government hospital in a remote upazila could render the quality service I received at Domar Upazila Health Complex. I was admitted here to give birth to my first child, and I felt at home,” wrote Sadia Sultana (19) of Domar municipality in the hospital’s comments register on January 24.

May 1, 2022
May 1, 2022

‘Natural’ potato storage the new rage in north

Amidst substantial amounts of potato production and subsequent space constraints in cold storages, a new method of stowing the spuds that does not require freezing has come as a blessing for farmers in the country’s northern districts.

April 19, 2022
April 19, 2022

New gas pipeline ushers in hope for businesses in north

Around 102 factories in greater Rangpur, including 28 at the Uttara EPZ in Nilphamari, will likely get gas connections by December 2023 as the “Construction of Bogura-Rangpur-Saidpur Gas Transmission Pipeline Project” should be complete by then.